$8.76
Avg. Hourly Rate
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An Entry-Level Graphic Designer earns an average wage of $8.76 per hour.

$7.02 - $12.40
$7
$8
$12
MEDIAN: $8.76
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data $0$12
Hourly Rate $7.02 - $12.40
Overtime $3.17
Annual Data $0$27K
Bonus $300
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$10,234 - $27,863
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Graphic Designer

Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and projects. Newspapers, advertising firms, technology-oriented companies, and other organizations commonly employ designers. Additionally, many graphic designers are self-employed, working as independent contractors on a per-project basis.

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Graphic Designer Tasks

  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Design and develop product brand identity.

Graphic Designer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $18,490

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
20%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 45%